Washi Tape Pumpkin Art

Washi Tape Pumpkin Art

Hello Weekend Crafters! I'm so excited that Michelle invited me to share a project with you today. I'm Emily and I blog at Two Purple Couches, where I spend my time creating and crafting a colorful home. The project I'm sharing today combines some of the things that Michelle and I both love—washi tape, pumpkins and our Silhouette machines!

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Patriotic Pinwheels

Patriotic Pinwheels

Today is such a special day because not only is it my birthday but we are celebrating America's birthday with over 90 bloggers! Now even though I feel old I've got nothing on America she is 211 years on me! Today is not only about me ;) but all so about Red, White and Blue food decor and crafts. 

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16 Mother's Day Gift Ideas

16 Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Who is ready for Mother's Day all ready? If you're not don't sweat it. I'm not ready either. We can blame this on Mother's Day falling early this year. We have gotten together with a bunch of great bloggers to help you out this Mother's Day with 16 Mother's Day gift ideas. All of which you can make at home and what's better than making Mom a gift. If anyone appreciates a homemade gift it's Mom. Let's face it Moms are usually 99% of the reason we craft! So let's dive in and find the perfect gift from Mom. 

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Personalized Cutting Boards from My Paper Craze

Personalized Cutting Boards from My Paper Craze

Hi there! It's Becky and Glenna from My Paper Craze guest posting†today! We're so excited to be here and share a super-fun project we worked on this weekend!

You know, one of my favorite mediums to play with on my Silhouette is vinyl. Every time I turn around, I'm finding something else that I can dress up with this awesome tool! Today,we offer up our project for inspiration: a Personalized Cutting Board!

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Mother's Day Card- Free Printable

Mother's Day Card- Free Printable

Mother's Day is coming up so fast! So today I am offering a free printable for a Mother's Day CardThis whole year is just flying by every time I look up it's another holiday and I am buying another $5 card. So instead let's make Mom a card that looks like it could be sold in the store and all you need is some white card stock, a printer and some scissors (or a paper cutter). 

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Last Minute Easter Decorations, Crafts and Recipes

Last Minute Easter Decorations, Crafts and Recipes

I have to admit Easter really snuck up on me this year. I am not sure if it is because Easter is so early this year or just because the snowy weather had me still in the Winter mindset. So if you're like me and are hosting Easter in 2 days and haven't even started menu planning, cleaning or decorating. I have thrown together some ideas to help us get through these next few days. 

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DIY Recycled Easter Bunny Vases

DIY Recycled Easter Bunny Vases

Easter is just around the corner and I can't believe how early it is this year, April 5th. I've been asked to host Easter and my house is very small so the thought of it is stressing me out! So naturally what do I do? I craft.... or eat dip. So why not do both. I had a left over salsa container (coincidence?) that I thought would make a great vase for the dinner table on Easter. I ran the jar through the dishwasher. 

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Bunny Baby Shower (at work)

Bunny Baby Shower (at work)

One of my friends at work recently had her baby boy, Finn, but before she did we threw her a fun baby shower at the office. Now throughout her entire pregnancy she referred to her little nugget as bunny. So naturally we threw her a bunny themed baby shower! Work showers tend to be a bit different then your regular showers, you schedule a conference room for an hour and there is usually a cake. Now do you all think I could just do that? No! Even a work baby shower has to be special, maybe just with less games. 

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Holiday Home Tour

Holiday Home Tour

I wanted to invite you into my home this holiday season. See this is a special holiday season for me since this is my first year in my new (rented) home and my first year celebrating the season on my own. While I have lived on my own before it had been in grad school where I travelled home for the holidays and there was no real need to decorate. This year I was very excited to decorate but boy can it be overwhelming. It took me almost a month to pick out a fake Christmas tree, I started looking in early October!

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Melted Snowman Cookies

Melted Snowman Cookies

Along with an ugly sweater party my work is also having a Christmas cookie contest. Now I am naturally competitive it runs in my family. Don't get me started on our family game nights! A few years back my sister had made melted snowman cookies for Christmas and I knew these would be perfect for the contest. Also any excuse to go to my sisters to bake is a welcomed one. Now I don't want to cheat so I did not ask my sister to make these I just asked for her guidance. 

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Chalkboard and Vinyl Christmas Signs

Chalkboard and Vinyl Christmas Signs

Can you believe that it's already December?! Do you know what that means? It's the last Silhouette Challenge of 2014! We always like to make these challenges the best by thanking you guys for crafting with us through out the year. This week we will be giving away not one but TWO Silhouette cutting machines! First place will win a Cameo and second will win a Portrait! So make sure you stick around until the end of this post. 

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How to Cut Wooden Discs

How to Cut Wooden Discs

The past two Winters I have been really into crafts and decorating with these wooden discs. Problem is I have been spending a small fortune to buy them on Etsy and have you seen how much craft stores are charging for them? Well on Thanksgiving I noticed my Brother-in-law had done some landscaping in his yard and had a pile of branches to burn. After dinner I went our back and grabbed two small branches. 

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The Ultimate Gift Guide for Cooking Enthusiasts

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Cooking Enthusiasts

I don't know about you guys but I am fully in the swing of Christmas shopping and I have a few people on my list I am not quite sure what to get. Beyond the crafting world I tend to find myself in the kitchen...a lot! Today I am partnering up with Wayfair.com to show you some of my favorite kitchen items that would make great gifts for cooking enthusiasts. 

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DIY Chalkboard Christmas Sign and Giveaway

DIY Chalkboard Christmas Sign and Giveaway

Welcome to Day Three of #HolidayCraftParty! Holiday Decor

It's day three of Holiday Craft Party from Simply Kelly Design and myself. We are so excited to share with you guys come some holiday decor ideas for Christmas. And don't forget to stick around to the end for the chance to win a $25 Michaels Gift Card. 

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Happy Halloween Where's Waldo Edition

Happy Halloween Where's Waldo Edition

A few months ago I had got dressed and went to work. I was really loving my outfit that day there was just something about the color combination. Little did I realize I had inadvertently dressed like Where's Waldo...all I need was the hat and the cane. So with everyone asking where Waldo was or walking by my cube causally calling me Waldo I just had to embrace it. 

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DIY Halloween Treat Bags with a Free Printable

DIY Halloween Treat Bags with a Free Printable

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. I must admit I was one of those older kids that may have been a little too old to be trick or treating. One of the things I always took note of as a kid was the Halloween treat bags my Mom put together each year. We used to get about a hundred trick or treaters at our house and she would have a bag for each child. She would even start prepping weeks before stocking up on candy when she found it on sale. Today I would love to share with you a free printable to make your treat bags stand out from your neighbors candy bowls.

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